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McGill University’s Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology is dedicated to delivering excellence and leadership in cancer research and treatment, in the education and training of health professionals and cancer researchers, and in the advancement of all aspects of cancer control and prevention. Through education, research, policymaking, and public engagement, our goal is to better understand, prevent, treat and cure this disease, as well as to improve the quality of life of individuals with cancer throughout the disease trajectory.

Educational Excellence

  • Top quality education and training of health professionals and cancer research scientists.

Clinical and Research Excellence

  • Innovation and leadership in basic, clinical, and applied cancer research.
  • Effective, evidence-based strategies on cancer prevention, screening, treatment, rehabilitation, end-of-life care and improving quality of life.

Policymaking and Public Engagement

  • Membership on local, national and international professional committees to advise on best practices in cancer control, prevention, and patient care.
  • Promoting high quality cancer research via service in local, national, and international research funding organizations and on editorial boards of scientific journals.
  • Disseminating research findings and clinical expertise to the academic and healthcare community through presentations at conferences and academic institutions.
  • Outreach to the community – Bringing knowledge to the public on a range of cancer-related topics.
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